There are a number of roads set to be closed in Duffield over the bank holiday weekend, as residents celebrate the Queen's Platinum Jubilee with street parties.
Also, the Parish Council has been informed of road closures relating to water mains works affecting King Street/Hazelwood Road from 7th June, and the closure of Town Street for the Duffield Carnival on the 25th June.
Below is a full list of the... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 25 May 2022 14:26 by Jackie Clements
Five new picnic benches are set to be installed at Eyes Meadow next week, in time for the Jubilee bank holiday weekend.
Over time the existing picnic benches had become damaged, partly due to the use of disposable barbecues but also from general weathering and wear and tear.
The new steel benches (see pic) are in addition to a new brick stand for the use of barbecues and new metal bin for their safe... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 18 May 2022 17:00 by Jackie Clements
Outdoor Theatre at Eyes Meadow 10th July: Illyria performs "Peter Pan" by J.M. Barrie - tickets now available
Award-winning Outdoor Theatre Company, Illyria, brings Peter Pan, by J.M. Barrie, to Eyes Meadow, Duffield on 10th July, 2022 - the show starts at 2pm.
Following the successful production in 2021 of The Further Adventures of Doctor Dolittle, Illyria is back in 2022 with the classic story of Peter Pan.
Wendy Darling is certain she saw the face of a boy at her bedroom window 3 floors up – yet no-one... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 11 May 2022 15:29 by Jackie Clements
This week sees the third 'Good Neighbours Week' to be held in Duffield with a number of events brought together aimed specifically at the over-55s living in the village.
The events include lunches, get togethers, fitness activities, talks and more. The full list can be seen below.
To find out more about an event call the organiser listed for each individual activity, or if you know someone who might... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 10 May 2022 12:16 by Jackie Clements
Please be aware that Makeney Road, Milford will be closed between its junction with Holly Bush Lane for a distance of 200 metres in a southerly direction from the 25th to 28th April 2022, to facilitate water main maintenance works.
Access will be maintained, whenever reasonably possible, on the affected length of road. The road will re-open as soon as the work is finished. This may be earlier than advertised.... Read More »
Posted: Sun, 17 Apr 2022 18:00 by Jackie Clements
Network Rail will be undertaking engineering work affecting Duffield Station and services in Derby and Derbyshire over Easter.
During the Easter weekend (16-17 April), the track running through Duffield station will be upgraded with around 486 metres of rail, sleepers and supporting stones, which the company has said will reduce the need for maintenance work and bring "smoother and more reliable journeys... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 06 Apr 2022 14:21 by Jackie Clements
If you're out and about in the spring sunshine then why not dust off your camera or make the most of your smartphone and take pictures on your walks around the village?
It's looking lovely at the moment with daffodils popping up all over the place - seen here along Hazelwood Road alongside the refurbished phone box/defibrillator. Daffodils and defibrillator both thanks to the hard work of the Duffield... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 23 Mar 2022 15:43 by Jackie Clements
A new piece of play equipment is set to be installed soon at Gray Rec, thanks to funding from the National Lottery and the Parish Council.
The National Lottery 'Awards for all' grant of £10,000 has topped up the funds allotted to the project by the Parish Council, helping to realise a long-held ambition to install more play and exercise equipment for use by older teenagers and adults.
Complete... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 23 Mar 2022 14:56 by Jackie Clements
The Weston Centre, run by the RJ Weston Charity, has published a newsletter to keep local residents informed about the work carried out at the Centre and the latest activities and events.
The Weston Centre in Tamworth Street in the centre of Duffield is a day centre for the older residents of the village. It's open Tuesday to Friday between 10.00 and midday providing tea and coffee in a friendly environment... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 16 Mar 2022 14:52 by Jackie Clements
Our Big Pine Tree at Eyes Meadow has fallen down… :(
But there's no need to wear a frown…
The team at "BRANCH OFF TREE SERVICES" know just what to do.
Guess the age of our tree and there's a prize in it for you!
Guess the age of the tree, as decided by the team at Branch off Tree Services who will be removing the tree on 22nd March, and you could win a £50 Amazon voucher that has been... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 16 Mar 2022 13:12 by Jackie Clements